General Manager, Recompose

Posted by NPL Connects on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM PST

Death - though heart-wrenching – can be beautiful. Its rituals can be meaningful, and disposition of the body can be simple, gentle, and natural. The Recompose model provides a needed alternative to existing funeral practices, offering an authentic, participatory experience for families and a natural return to the earth for the dead.

Recompose|Seattle will be the first facility in the world to offer the service of natural organic reduction, where human bodies are converted into soil. The facility will function as a funeral home, and it will also be a place where families come to celebrate the lives of loved ones. Recompose|Seattle will set the standard for the operations of future Recompose facilities as well as function as the site for system testing, iteration, and operational improvement.

The General Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the growth of Recompose|Seattle including finance, HR, facilities, customer service, and sales. Our ideal candidate has a track record of working with early stage growth businesses, leads by supporting, is resourceful, practical, flexible, a clear communicator, an advocate for employees at all levels, is and someone who gets things done. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about our mission of transforming death care, and who has the business and analytical skills to get our first facility up and running.

The General Manager oversees the business operations of the Recompose|Seattle facility. They are responsible for designing and implementing effective business strategies, establishing policies that promote company culture and vision, and overseeing operations of the facility. The General Manager oversees resource allocation and budgeting and evaluates business performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics.

The General Manager is responsible for all aspects of the growth of Recompose|Seattle including finance, HR, facilities, customer service, and sales. They work to develop and standardize processes to improve quality and customer experience, identify efficiency improvements, and introduce appropriate systems, processes, and controls.

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